HeartEs-clar-mond; Es-clar-MOND-uh
"Light of the World"

Esclarmonde Origin and Meaning

The name Esclarmonde is girl's name meaning "Light of the World".
Esclarmonde de Foix was an Occitan countess and an important figure in Catharism, a medieval Christian movement, which allowed women and men to both hold church offices. Her tale inspired an opera by the same name by Jules Massenet; the name is also featured in Kate Mosse's bestselling novel Labyrinth.

Esclarmonde has a stunning meaning and a mellifluous sound and would make an unusual but intriguing choice. Another version is Clarimond.

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Famous People Named Esclarmonde

  • Esclarmonde of Foixlady of L'Isle,Jourdain and prominent figure in Catharism in France
  • Esclarmonde de Foixdaughter of Roger,Bernard II, Count of Foix

Esclarmonde in Pop Culture

  • Esclarmonde de Babylonecharacter in 13th,century French epic Huon of Bordeaux